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Fort Wayne Sentinel, The (Newspaper) - February 25, 1903, Fort Wayne, Indiana ESTABLISHED 1833 WEDNESDAY EVENING LJ FEBRUARY 25 1903 10 GRAND JURY HANDS IN 73 TRUE BILLS Sensational Features of Report Are Held Under Cover Pending the Issuance of Warrants The Allen county grand jury after a session of three and one-half weeks action during which over six hundred were examined today made They its report to Judge O'Rourke in the circuit court The jury returned seventy-three indictments which is the largest of true bills ever returned by any grand jury in the history of Allen county The scope of the grand jury's in- has been very wide and the Indictments returned cover almost every offense defined by law save marder Necessarily there are as yet few disclosures as to what the 1 jury has done and matters will come definitely only as the rants issue and are served That sensational indictments are the grand jury's report is practically beyond doubt Keen expectancy that attached itself to the known fact that the official conduct of Prosecutor Emrick was under in- be appeased by the ment that the jury reports it found nothing in his administration of the office to call for censure SOME OF THE INDICTMENTS Judge O'Rourke stated to The tinel that he expected to sign up all the bench warrants based on the in- before delivering any to tht sheriff and expected to complete that work this afternoon Dr John W Kannel was indicted for involuntary manslaughter the resting upon the death of a male patient upon whom he formed a surgical operation last spring Tills case was the subject of an inquiry by a previous grand jury no indictment being returned D Kannel a few weeks ago brought suit for damages against Coroner W Vj case was was nothing improper in the trans- NO CORRUPTION further investigated the charges of corruption and the ence of a political ring and after tha most searching examination found no signs of a ring and no signs of official negligence Right here comes an eclipse Hera is where the newspapers were not let into the secrets of the report one lengthy clause being eliminated in the newspaper copy What that clause is the grand jury and the judge knows but it is not ripe to be will be the issuance by the court of bench warrant which be placed in the hands of the sheriff this will consume some time and until such warrants are issued and the arrests thereon are made the names of those indicted will be as a sealed book ex- cept in the cases of several who are already in jail or those who are out on bond These will be brought into court as as the warrants are sued when their bail will be renewed or else they will be remanded to jail The latest acquisition was young Louis Havert who was arrested afternoon and indicted this morning for the larceny of some money from Menter Rosenblum Co by whom he was employed A LONG The grand jury went into session February 2 and with the exception Continued on Page Seven ft MH BE SETTLED Will Take Power of Appointment from the Mayor of City AFFECTS SAFETY BOARD Senate Republicans Have Cau on it and the House Will Also w Indianapolis Ind Feb republican of the tore are taking to do to South Bend what their predecessors did t let known now Then they found that all county business has been done in an est proper and commendable ner They further reported that they had investigated the rumors and charges of misconduct on the part of city officials and found them founded and untrue except in cases in which indictment has been re- which will keep a lot of ple busy guessing what it all means They reported tht they had fully investigated the rumors and charges so freely circulated tor Emrick which they found wholly untrue and concluded by saying that he was of any cial misconduct They said further that they had examined into the case of John E Albers charged with obtaining goods under false pretenses and re- turned no indictment and had ined into a number of criminal charges of a minor character which were not proved REPORT ON INSTITUTION Wage Situation Less Threatening Than Yesterday St Louw committee which has charge of the work of ing the employes of Wabash road relative to the question er they will strike if their demands are not complied with by the of the company will probably com- plete its labors Saturday evening After the vote is taken the com- will meet in St Louis where the returns will be counted Not un- til that is done will anything definite be known in regard to the outcome of the controversy between the company and its trainmen relative to the de- mand for an increase of 12 per cent in the wages of passenger men and 15 per cent increase for freight trainmen It is the opinion of the formed railroad men in St Louis that the differences between the Wabash and its trainmen will be settled early an hour by the senate The ill set no limit on the time the tax should levied and this was ob- to by Senator Starr of Wayne who introduced an amendment viding that the increase should be authorized only for the next two years The vote on the passage of the was 38 ayes and 3 nays The senate yesterday afternoon passed the Fleming allowing the commissioners of Allen county to appropriate for a statue to General Lawton SEQUESTERED TAXES The authorizing the state to seek out sequestered taxes in all the counties of the state and ing him 25 per cent of all such taxes recovered was indefinitely postponed in the house yesterday afternoon er a long fight by the close vote of 49 to 46 Incidentally in the debati Indianapolis newspapers were given considerable attention remarks both complimentary and uncomplimentary being made DESPERATE BATTLE IN WEST VIRGINIA Fort Wayne two years ago There probability that a will be passe taking the power of appointing mem bers of the board of safety from th mayor and lodging it in the aand ui the governor result of th passage of the will be that three democratic will be out 10 make room ior three cans of the governor's selection ilia republican senators caucused on the yesterday and the house licans will take similar action this afternoon The Fort Wayne bills of two years ago were made caucus measures One of bills con- justices of the peace in Fort Wayne was passed by the house as was also Senator Fleming's providing for limited divorce or legal separation but not absolute di- vorce The latter now goes to the governor RAILROAD PASSED The Gray railroad consolidation was passed by the senate late Governor Durbin this afternoon signed the Fleming No 53 amending certain sections of the For Wayne charter Nine Men Killed and Two Fatally Hurt in Fight Between I 00 cers and 250 Mine Strikers Charleston W Va Feb pitched battle occurred at Wright's coal works in Raleigh county day evening between 100 United States deputy marshals and deputy sheriffs under Chief Deputy ham of Charleston and Sheriff Cook of Raleigh county and 250 striking miners who refused to permit eral officers to serve injunction pers The posse met with a mob armed with Winchesters who defied arrest and service papers They ly estimated and the speaker mated that the ensilage fed to his cows cost him from to 3 cents per day Besides this are the other f ooda used to make the food more relished and these extra feeds cost about 5 cents per day Mr Ellison explained farmer who uses only the ordinary feeds must pay 9 cents to 10 cents per ay Mr Ellison explained that he had four silos round 24 feet in depth and 16 17 18 and 20 feet in diameter They hold about 600 lowed defiance with hostilities i tons of ensilage and it costs about ing fire on the deputies at once per ton to produce at the same The deputies responded and the time the per battle furiously for several acre rent THE EVENING SESSION This evening Alaxander Johnson ill speak on Bees and NINE KEN KILLED striking minors were killed twelve wounded two mortally one and Mrs Kline is to talk on One Man Killed One Fatally Hurt and Four Injured Near Altoona It is pointed out that all other Tha second report referred entirely I tirely and their employes who have previously pressed The other indictments so far known to have been returned are the E Stump rape Louis Havert Arthur and Richard visit of the orphans home and the poor farm and jail The recommend plastering and painting of most of the rooms in the orphans home more gardening more and more pasturage The poor farm came in for the to yesterday afternoon under the lash of the railroad lobby after another interesting fight by to 19 The however had a row and it was only put through finally by the changing of votes on of several senators The responsibility for the passage of the rests entirely on Senators Layman Powell and Altoona Pa Feb man was killed one fatally injured and four others more or less seriously hurt in a freight wreck on the Pennsylvania railroad at Point seven miles west of here day The J H Cox aged 32 All of the foregoing are in Jail Justin Adams indicted for rape is tut on bond MANY Of rumors there are plenty and more and many a fellow insists he a quiet tip which he is reluctant to divulge It is rumored that about all of the gamblers have been in- Two new indictments it is said returned against ty Auditor William Meyer for nal alleged to have been i by him in connection witli his management of the oft s Likewise it is said that at least one person connected with the Ing at the Allen county court house has he will not relish Such some of the rumors and like a snowball they gather as they roll along HADE TWO REPORTS Besides the indictments returned already referred to the jury made two general reports which were in part given out for publication at noon One was the general ary report on the public institutions with accompanying tions and the other was more of a political character with a few In view of the fact that the jury was exactly evenly divided as to politics this latter report is and includes a complete ex- of the charges made against the official conduct of cutor Emrick as well as the slogan of the republicans who endeavored to make capital out of fact that the county ers had given notes secure for the county for public uses The report says that they had most lavish the jury saying that under the management of and Mrs everything was in exceptionally ex- condition They mended here an entire of the premises new plastering in many places a new and isolated building for insane and ed persons and the removal of Susie Blackburn Lena Boughman Anna Dinklage Kittle Baldwin and mantha Bice to some state tion even though the county were obliged to pay a fee for their tenance At the jail they found everything in good condition but recommended the complete renovation of the cells and the repainting of the jail part The report closed with encomiums upon the managers and matrons of the three county institutions visited THE REPORTS It was just 10 o'clock when the grand jury filed into the court room and Foreman George W McKee walking to the dias solemnly presented him with a formidable stack of neatly folded bluish ing documents and then retired to his seat in the jury bos Judge O'Rourke adjusted his spectacles and silently went through the pile ning the title of each and ally unfolding one to glance at its contents The pile completed the and it is confidently predicted that be done also by the Wa- bash Within the past the men made a compromise offer which was refused by the officers of the com- pany Mn that proposition the men offered to accept the increase only on the lines of the Wabash system west of the Mississippi river and the lines bounded by Chicago and Danville which they asserted were western points This proposition was refused and the men then withdrew it and now demand the increase on the entire system in the United States and ther that the Wabash shall the wage scale whenever it is in- creased by a competing line After the vote of the employes is counted it is predicted that the con- will be settled by tion TUG H IMPRISONED El ICE Two Frail Boats Put Out From Grand Haven and Fourteen Men Are in Peril after the dead and changed their votes from ho to aye time when the sition had the beaten Through their action they insured the passage of the The republicans railroaded the along when it was called up on final reading yesterday and President Gilbert assisted in this doing his best to restrict the debate The fight on the was raised by the democrats who stood together as one man to oppose the measure With the assistance Of half a dozen put up such a fight that for a few moments the fate of the hung in doubt The lobby was stronger than the democrats ever and was able to draw away some of the senators who voted their real sentiments at first but could not withstand the pressure brought to bear on them The discussion on the was cut short by the republicans who moved the previous question The vote was taken under the greatest ment The railroad attorneys crowded about the senators some of them violating the rules to the ex- tent of venturing on to the floor of the senate John B of this city was so much interested in the outcome that he went to the roll clerk's desk and tried to follow the years a flagman R aged 26 years an ex- tra engineer was fatally injured H M Storey fireman C W Leech conductor T L Gill man and John D Trouse were all injured The wreck was caused by a freight train of thirty-six coal and coke cars running wild down the eastern slope of the Allegheny mountains and colliding with er standing oh the same track Thirty cars were de- blocking traffic for eral hours The injured were brought to a pital here colored deputy was killed Benefits of Organization for two wounded and Special Officer men Howard Smith of the Chesapeake Thursday forenoon will be devoted and Ohio railroad was shot in i to a consideration of arm A striker slipped up on him and while corn will be the afternoon sub- fired Smith dodged the bullet in- ject tended for his and received it in his arm He then killed the striker with a pistol After the posse had repulsed the miners they followed up this advantage and cured the arrest of over a hundred who were brought to Beckley under guard Cunningham and posse have gone back to the scene and will ar- rest every one implicated An ugly strike in progress there is the cause of the trouble Most of the mob are foreigners INSTITUTE S I judge turned to Foreman McKee and Mr Foreman are these all true Mr McKee replied in the affirmative AAnd so say you questioned his honor All nodd- ed their heads impressively You may all step into this said the judge leading the way into the circuit court jury room the jurymen following After an absence of ten minutes they returned and while standing in front of the stand the judge snid You ars discharged for the term unless re- Grand Haven Mich Feb fishing tugs Dornbos and Bos which left this port yesterday to lift nets are imprisoned in an ice field three miles off the harbor piers They have been unable to move late yesterday afternoon and are con- stantly sounding distress signals There is an open channel between the ice field and the shore preventing the crews communicating with the land Tugs left port this morning to attempt to release the Dornbos and Bos There are seven men on each of the imprisoned tugs A slight movement of the ice will it is feared crush the small craft and sink them vote Doorkeeper Pelzer had to drive him away from the roll clerk before he subsided VOTE EVENLY BALANCED The vote proceeded evenly and whea the names had all been called the first time stood 23 to 23 With the vote this way it was apparent that the could never Miss Belle Graham Acquires West Main Street erty for Miss Belle Graham of the Rurode Dry Goods establishment today ac quired by purchase the three-story business building at 125 West Main street until recently occupied by the Skelton grocery The purchase was made Huguenard and the price was The property has a frontage of twenty feet on West Main street and a depth of 135 feet The holding is a one and persons miliar with the value of real estate unite in the opinion that Miss Graham secured a bargain A estimate of the value of the property placed the figures at Miss Graham stated this afternoon that she had made the purchase merely as an investment and that she had already secured a tenant for the property and that it would be occupied shortly She was unable at this time however to make public the name of the lessee or the nature Dairying the Topic cussion at the Opening of the Gathering The Allen County Farmers tute held its opening session at the court house assembly room this though it was somewhat after the appointed hour before the meeting began business The at- tendance is fairly good and it is ex- that it will be very rially increased for the evening and tomorrow's sessions Chairman G V Kell is presiding and Mrs tie Hubler is officiating as secretary Dairying was the theme under consideration during the afternoon fully examined into the rumors and made by individuals and i charges called you can go didn't go The jury just faced newspapers regarding the borrowing i about and solemn tread resumed their seats in the front row of thf the benefit of the county and the charging of a commission for the loan and that they found that the money was properly and legally used for the county's benefit that the money was borrowed on the ual credit of the commissioners that the county was not liable therefor that the county had paid just 6 per cent for the use thereof for the ex- time it was in use and that there WEDDING pass unless some of the senators who had voted against it changed their minds as of the three absentees two were democrats were known to be against the The vote on the proposition finally stood 28 to 19 ns follows Those who voted for the tors Ball Barcus Barlow Bell Coats Crumbaker Dausman Gard Gibson Gray cleo Kittinger Layman Lyons Watson Powell Purviance Starr Stricler a juryman real tired until after he has drawn his pay Deputy Sheriff Ryan then cams forward and handed each of the jurymen a voucher and then in less than a minute there was not a member in sight and the court proceeded trith the regular order of business WARRANTS WILL ISSUE The next step in the proceedings of the business to which it was to be Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock at Academic occurred the marriage of William one of the most prominent young fanners of Perry township to Hiss Clara of Leo The attendants were Hiss Ollie Martin of this city sister if the groom and Isidore Oudou The bride attired in a blue tailor made suit as was also her maid The wedding breakfast was served at the home of the groom's parents Mr and Mrs Delphis Martin of Spy Run avenue where only the diate relatives were present Thompson Whitcomb Wolcott and 28 Against the Senators Askren Conlogue Darby DeHaven Fleming Gochenour Harrison ler Matthews Milbum O'Brien Parks Roche Singer Smith Thralls Wampler 19 STATE SCHOOL TAX Representative providing for an increase of the las levy for the benefit of Purdue ana University and the State Normal school from I cents to cents was the subject of the discussion for CITY BREVITIES Harry Linville of Chicago is iting in the city Miss Mary Lee has gone to land Ohio for a visit with friends The Ladies Aid society of minster church will meet in the chapel at 2 o'clock Thursday oon H A Popp entertained last evening in compliment to Mrs Pherson of Canada who is visiting at the home of Mr and Mrs T L Staples A jolly bus party comprising and as Thomas Turflinger who was to have opened the meeting was not W F DeVilbiss gave the opening talk on Feeding and Caring for Dairy Stock The dairy cow must be cared for with absolute and unwavering kindness to obtain the best said Mr DeVilbiss in beginning This is the first ment of success The second element is good feed properly rationed and at the proper The speaker contended that the cow was able to discern instinctively when one her in a bad humor and would quickly step away Unkind treatment of dairy cattle was the only reason for which the speaker had ever discharged an employe of his farm He reiterated his ment made some years ago that each cow should pay yt ar in profit or should be sent to the slaughter house and when this profit could not be realized one of two things was true either the animal was not the cow to keep or farmer was act the man to keep cow Mr DeVilbiss then explained his own system of feeding which in- cluded a proper mixture of silage cut fodder bran salt and water fed iri quantity just sufficient that the animal would eat it up completely In cases where the had lost her Eh Louis Havert Arraigned With Dispatch on Louis Havert who fled the city some days ago after taking from Menter ft whom he was employed and who re- turned last evening to be nabbed by an officer as he stepped from the train was arraigned in the circuit court this afternoon to to att indictment for grand larceny ed by the grand jury this morning Have ft plea of guilty and judgment was deferred until could be procured to testify as to his previous good NEWS OF THE Millie Wilkinson has commenced suit against Henry P Vordermark for The complaint alleges that in 1803 she recovered judgment in the court for no portion of which hair since been paid wherefore she now wants judgment in sum Stephen Moser commences suit against the Wayne Buggy company and Henry W Kohrman on notes demand In the circuit court a single to quiet title was ordered and in the superior court the only business was the hearing of arguments in the case of Stewart vs the Farmers ance company this being the ninth day oit the trial Henry Leykauf has qualified as executor of the will of the late lotte Leykauf Judge O'Rourke returned from In- last night tO'OU oi beer a very It was he said the thing for cows and the worst thing for a man ELLISON ON ENSILAGE Hon T E gave some of his own experience in the feeding of ensilage to dairy cattle and he com- mended the food highly A careful R SEVERELY Receives Electric Current Which Prostrates Him and Burns Hands to Crisp Nelson R Richey an electrician em- ployed in the testing department at the Fort Wayne Electric works re- an electric shock at 3 o'clock this afternoon which came near being fatal As it was he was rendered un- conscious for awhile and the inner parts of both hands were burned most to a crisp The injured man in St Dr is He recover Mr Richey resides on West DeWald street A GOOD SALE twenty couples enjoyed a ride to the estimate of the cost of maintaining home of Mr and Mrs John Dieck one hundred creameries he said had shown that the users of ensilage made far more profit than the ers While the soil men averaged a four miles east of the city last ing Here they were entertained at cards first prizes being won by Mrs Mary Garde and Frank ert while the consolations went to Mrs Gerde sr and John Dieck A1 cost he continued about 25 per cent j amounting to nearly Deputy Sheriff Eick this afternoon sold a tract of land ing near Dick grocery in the southeastern part of the city for the purchaser being Elijah Robinson The sale was under a fore- closure against Albert C Wurmser on a judgment for in favor profit of per cow the others Of the National Bank of had to te content with It I of Kansas City the sale luncheon f I less to make ensilage than is than the price man
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